Vale Barry Round, a large of the VFL and then the VFA, the place he received the JJ Liston Trophy to go together with his Brownlow. Gained a Norm Goss Medal with Williamstown too at age 40. Performed league and affiliation soccer within the Sixties, 70s, 80s and 90s. A champion from head to toe.
Former Brownlow medalist Barry Ronde dies at 72. Round performed 328 video games in his VFL/AFL profession, 135 for Footscray, 193 for Sydney and 110 for Williamstown.
A two-time winner of Sydney’s Greatest and Fairest, he captained the workforce between 1980 and 1984 and was named to the Swans Staff of the Century. Round’s household confirmed the information on Saturday. Round was inducted into the Australian Soccer Corridor of Fame in 2001 and was awarded the Brownlow Medal in 1981 with Bernie Quinlan.
He was Williamstown Premier League captain and supervisor in 1986 and 1990, and was inducted into the membership’s inaugural Corridor of Fame in 2014, promoted to legend that night time.
Suffice it to say that the 67-year-old Brownlow medalist, AFL Corridor of Famer and Sydney Swans century member is having fun with his retirement. “I prefer to get the blood flowing, it retains me lively not directly,” he mentioned after celebrating his tenth anniversary in Miami on the Gold Coast final month.
However this week Round will break his journey routine by touring to Sydney for Thursday night time’s Swans SCG recreation in opposition to the Western Bulldogs.
It’s the workforce he’s closely rooting for his “different workforce,” however make no mistake, the previous Luckman-turned-center performed 135 video games for the Canines and then 193 for the Swans.
“I’m 100% Swans,” mentioned Round, who appears ahead to the annual get-together with some previous Melbourne buddies at any time when Swans meets Canines in Sydney. “They (the Canines) beat us the final three years, so I hope issues get higher this week,” he mentioned, nonetheless from his pal after the Canines beat the Swans in final 12 months’s grand closing. Wins so much of lips.
“You simply stopped hurting your self,” he laughs.
“As my different workforce, I’ve a bit of a mushy spot for them and I believe if somebody beats us within the grand closing I’m glad they did as a result of like Sydney they’ve had an extended drought. “
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